jawbone jawbone  /ˈdʒɔ ˌboʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
  2. (v) talk idly or casually and in a friendly way

Usage(s):

  1. Half as big as the original Jawbone, it now has military-grade noise-canceling too.
  2. There's no earpiece needed because sounds are transmitted through vibrations in your teeth and jawbone.
  3. Rather than a philosopher, he was a walking exclamation mark, a tight, craggy man with a halo of silvery hair and a jawbone that projected awesome willpower and a volcanic temper.

News

  1. Discovery of human jawbone in park sparks quest

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The discovery of a human jawbone in an Indianapolis park has sparked a mystery about whether it could belong to one of the city's founding fathers.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

  2. Jawbone Unveils Special Edition Orange UP Band to Support the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Jawbone® , a leader and innovator in smart audio devices and wearable technology, today announced a Special Edition Orange UP® band in support of the Alliance ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Jawbone found under bridge gives few clues so far

    A human jawbone that was found on an island under the Ravenel Bridge last week has not been identified, but investigators have ruled out a couple possibilities.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

Quotes

  1. "It's a bit like building a dinosaur from a jawbone or a skull fragment, and the result looks more like a turducken," Kozinski said, alluding to a deboned turkey stuffed with duck and chicken.
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Judge Alex Kozinski Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "If indeed it is less than 40,000 years old as they say, then it is the youngest authenticated diprotodon jawbone because most people seem to think that diprotodon and the other giant animals of Australia became extinct earlier than this, about...
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Colin Groves Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. During the first Republican primary debate, in December 1999, Bush said President Clinton "must jawbone OPEC members to lower prices."
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: George HW Bush Source: Scoop.co.nz

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